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surf6th ANNUAL


JULY 14, 2013

Experience the unique beauty of the
North Coast, from fantastic views of
the ocean to the majesty of the

(707) 498-6348

55- & 75-mile Race and Tour; 45-, 30-, 13-, 8-mile Fun Rides;
8-mile Run; 2.5-mile Fun Run/Walk


Sign-ups receive a free water bottle

All rest stops will have fruits, Cytomax,
and bottled water available for the riders


EARLY CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION: Registration and pre-registered rider check-in will be Saturday, July 13 from 5 to 7 pm. Pick up your packet at the Loleta School, by the Thomas Carr Park.

RIDE DAY CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION: We open registration and check-in at 7 am by Loleta Elementary School. Please note what time your ride starts and allow time to get through the line.

STARTING LINE: Loleta Drive near the elementary school

Loleta Community Chamber "Swauger Station Day" Post-ride Deep Pit BBQ included with registration

Rides & Runs

See the beauty of the ocean! Loleta sits just 5 miles from the shore and the Eel River delta.

At the starting line of Tour of Loleta
cyclists gather
Proceeds support the Loleta School Community Track
Proceeds support the Loleta School Community Track


The 75-mile course is a challenge as well as a beautiful ride with the diverse altitudes (from 0 to 984-ft. elevations) and climates of our area. Enjoy the serenity of beautiful pastures, and climbs to the redwoods. (more)

Start Time: 8 am


The 55-mile Ferndale course follows the 75-mile route, with all the climbs in elevation, looping through Ferndale Drive before returning to the finish line. (more)

Start Time: 8 am


The 45-mile course follows the 75-mile course, with all the climbs in elevation, as far as Fernbridge Drive before returning to the finish line.(more)

Start Time: 9:30 am


The 30-mile course is not as challenging as the longer races, but has enough hills and dales to make the tour spectacular and give the rider a good workout. (more)

Start Time: 9:30 am


The 13-mile course is easy enough for the novice rider with spectacular scenery and some hills. (more)

Start Time: 10:30 am


The 8-mile Family Fun Ride or Run is completely flat, easy enough for the novice rider and young children, with spectacular scenery. (more)

Start Time: 10:30 am for Ride / 11 am for Run


The 2.5-mile Fun Run or Walk is completely flat and easy for the whole family. (more)

Start Time: 11 am

Prizes and

Cash awards to first, second and third places for the 75- and 45-mile races for qualifying men and women, as well as awards to the eldest and youngest competitors completing the 75- and 55-mile races.

The Tour of Loleta is sponsored in part
by these fine Humboldt County businesses


  • The Tre Ver
  • Piermont Grand
  • Treasure At Tampines
  • Avenue South Residence

Timber Heritage Assn. speeder car rides
Timber Heritage Assn. Speeder Car Rides
Rides on the rails adjacent to Main Street as part of Loleta's Swauger Station Days. No reservations necessary – details at the event.

From the Tour Chairman

About our Town Loleta is located 12 miles south of Eureka and 6 miles north of Fortuna off Highway 101. Take the Loleta Drive exit, west down the hill to the town. The town of Loleta invites you to join us at our “Swauger Station Day” deep pit barbecue and celebration after you finish the race/tour.

Swauger Station Day is the original name of small community and once a year we celebrate our community with a deep pit barbecue, games and entertainment for the whole family.

riderThe Barbecue starts at 12 noon to 3 pm. You won’t be disappointed with the size of the servings, and will have a chance to meet some of the members of our community that make the Tour possible.

Lodging Sorry, we don’t currently have lodgings in our small community, but Ferndale is 5 miles away and Fortuna is just 6 miles south on 101. Check our links page for options.

Weather Race day in Loleta is usually cool and overcast with fog in the morning, possibly burning off around noon to two pm. Our temperature ranges from the mid 50s to the mid to high 60s during the day. As you go inland during the ride it will be warmer and dryer, so it will be good to return to our mild temperatures here in town.

Please no painted slogans on the road. CalTrans, the County of Humboldt and the folks who live here in the Loleta area don’t appreciate seeing any messages on the roads. Please let your friends and family know that they can encourage your efforts in ways that won’t cause the residents of Loleta, or the local and county governments to look unfavorably on the Tour of Loleta.

Directional SignsDirectional Signs

Directional Signs clearly indicate where to turn based on the course you have chosen.

Directional SignsDirectional Signs

Hope to see you "On the Road"

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PO Box 327, Loleta CA 95551


Contact Tour Chairman Wally Coppini
Phone: 707-498-6348

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